Noun tax has 1 sense
  1. tax, taxation, revenue enhancement - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    --1 is a kind of levy
    --1 has particulars:
     single tax; income tax; capital gains tax; capital levy; departure tax; franchise tax; gift tax; direct tax; indirect tax; capitation; progressive tax; rates; stamp tax, stamp duty; pavage; transfer tax; special assessment
    Derived form: verb tax1
,Verb tax has 4 senses
  1. tax - levy a tax on; "The State taxes alcohol heavily"; "Clothing is not taxed in our state"
    --1 is one way to
    levy, impose
    Derived forms: noun tax1, noun taxation2, noun taxation1, noun taxation3, noun taxer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. tax, assess - set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)
    --2 is one way to determine, set
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. tax, task - use to the limit; "you are taxing my patience"
    --3 is one way to strain, extend
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. tax - make a charge against or accuse; "They taxed him failure to appear in court"
    --4 is one way to
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody with something